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Jenson Button drives F1 car through Frome

30 November 2013 Last updated at 13:37 GMT

Thousands of people turned out to see the Formula 1 driving ace Jenson Button drive his McLaren though his home town.

Button returned to Frome, Somerset, to turn on the Christmas lights and drove his car around a special track.

Speaking to a cheering crowd, Mr Button acknowledged 2013 had been a "difficult year" but that he now knew "what not to do for 2014".

The 2009 world champion tweeted "after a long hard season that ended with a reasonable result at Interlagos it's time to go home!! Frome here I come."

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